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How to Enable iPad AirPlay to Stream Video Music to Computer

While iPad display is sharp enough to provide a good viewing experience, you can also put the contents on iPad to a larger screen. Though it's easy today to stream video and audio from iPad to Apple TV through iPad AirPlay, Apple doesn't provide a way to AirPlay iPad to Mac OS or PC. Luckily, if you want to know how to use AirPlay on iPad to stream video audio from iPad to computers, here 5KPlayer provides you with the top solution.

How to Stream Video Audio from iPad to Mac OS/PC?

You need 5KPlayer to turn your computer into an iPad AirPlay receiver. With this AirPlay app, you are now capable to stream videos, movies, clips, music and songs etc from iPad Pro, iPad mini, iPad Air to both Mac OS and PC.

AirPlay iPad Video Audio

Rather than limit your fun of watching videos and movies on the tiny screen iPad, you may like to find another option. Among ways to hook up your iPad to a larger monitor, AirPlay offers you the most hassle-free way. With AirPlay on iPad, you are nowadays empowered the ability to stream videos, movies and music from iPad to Apple TV, without space needed or having cables cluttering up. To do this, you will need an Apple TV. While enjoying the large screen and wonderful speakers, you may also wonder if you can AirPlay iPad to the more commonly-used computers, which is not supported by the built-in AirPlay. Surely yes. Here a free iPad AirPlay receiver named 5KPlayer is highly recommended for you.

Based on the AirPlay on iPad, 5KPlayer accepts wireless video and music streaming from Apple tablets iPad Pro, iPad Air/2, iPad mini 3, iPad / iPad 2 / iPad 3 / iPad 4 etc. In other words, by adding the ability of media contents streaming, 5KPlayer turns both Mac OS and PC into an iPad AirPlay receiver, which allows users use iPad AirPlay to stream any media contents, including video, movie, music and song from iPad to your computer, be it locally stored or from AirPlay enabled third party applications, like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu Plus, Spotify, Pandora, etc., right over the air. Follow the guide below to learn how to use AirPlay on iPad.

How to AirPlay iPad Videos and Movies to Mac OS and PC

Step 1: Download and launch this AirPlay receiver on Mac. For windows users, just go to the windows version. Make sure your computer and iPad are in the same network before you start iPad AirPlay.

Step 2: Enable AirPlay on iPad: swipe up from the button of the screen to view Control Center. Click AirPlay.

Note: 5KPlayer actually allows you to stream iPad iPhone and iPod touch to Mac and PC. You may just follow the same steps to AirPlay your other iOS devices to the larger screen.


Step 3: Then you can see a list of AirPlay devices. There will be the name of your computer. Tap it and click Done.

Step 4: Go Videos/Music app supported by Airplay on your iPad and play the video or music to start to AirPlay iPad Pro, iPad 2, iPad Air, iPad mini and many more. Then your computer will start to play the video or audio that's currently playing on iPad.

AirPlay iPad to Mac

Now you may have an idea of how to AirPlay iPad to computers. Similarly, you can use 5KPlayer to stream contents from iPhone iPod to Mac/PC. In addition to AirPlay receiver, this AirPlay app also serves as an AirPlay sender, with which you can AirPlay films and videos from Mac or PC to Apple TV. It also delivers a perfect performance in AirPlay mirroring. Give it a whirl and you are gonna love it!

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